OBF membership form fixed

October 26th, 2018 by

We recently discovered that the application to join the OBF (linked from the OBF membership page) was not working. It […]

The color of bioinformatics: what is it and how can it be modified?

August 29th, 2018 by

This is a guest blog post from Tendai Mutangadura, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program to attend […]

City of roses they call it – Portland Oregon (USA)

August 18th, 2018 by

How should I start describing the fruitful experience in this amazing city… First time ever in Portland, second time attending […]

Taking Turns

August 2nd, 2018 by

BOSC 2019 will be part of ISMB 2019 Every year until 2018, BOSC was part of the annual ISMB conference […]

GCCBOSC 2018 post-meeting report

July 27th, 2018 by

This year, the Galaxy Community Conference (GCC) and the Bioinformatics Community Conference (BOSC) met together to form the first Bioinformatics […]

Following up from BOSC’s OBF Birds of a Feather meeting

July 9th, 2018 by

It was really great to meet so many of you at GCCBOSC this year! We will soon have a couple […]

OBF Birds of a Feather at GCCBOSC 2018

June 14th, 2018 by

If you’re going to GCCBOSC 2018, we invite you to join us at the OBF Birds of a Feather on […]

Travel award recipients for April 2018

May 25th, 2018 by

We had another great round of applications for the OBF Travel Fellowship this spring. After reviewing the applications, the OBF Board selected […]

Saving science from itself: A review of the 2018 eLife Innovation Sprint

May 22nd, 2018 by

This is a guest blog post from Anisha Keshavan, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship […]

Welcome to our Google Summer of Code 2018 students

April 24th, 2018 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation is again participating in the Google Summer of Code program this year. Last Monday the selected students […]

BioJava 5.0.0 is out

April 9th, 2018 by

BioJava 5.0.0 was released on the 23rd of March 2018. This represents a major milestone that brings more consolidation and […]

Biopython 1.71 released

April 4th, 2018 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions of Biopython 1.71 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release […]

Welcome to our new board members!

March 20th, 2018 by

As mentioned in our previous blog post, last Friday the OBF had a board of directors meeting. One of the […]

OBF Public Board Meeting to take place March 16, 2018 at 15:00 UTC

March 5th, 2018 by

The OBF Board of Directors holds a public meeting about once a year, in accordance with our bylaws. The next […]

OBF accepted as a mentoring organisation for Google Summer of Code 2018

February 23rd, 2018 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation has been accepted as a mentoring organisation for the 2018 instance of the Google Summer of […]

GCCBOSC 2018: A Bioinformatics Community Conference – Call for Abstracts

February 21st, 2018 by

We are pleased to announce that abstract submission and early registration for GCCBOSC2018 are now open. This event brings our annual Bioinformatics Open […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – Coding in the Winter Wonderland: Galaxy Admin Training in Oslo, 2018

February 11th, 2018 by

Sharing highlights of my unforgettable experience in the snowy white city of Oslo, Norway from the 7th to the 14th of January, 2018.

Mailing list consolidation

December 15th, 2017 by

The OBF’s self-hosted mailman server is still struggling right now, so we are looking at migrating the active mailing lists […]